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Lerwick, Shetland Islands vs Jiuquan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk and Jiuquan, China is approximately 6,740 km or 4,188 mi.
  • To reach Lerwick, Shetland Islands in this distance one would set out from Jiuquan bearing 325.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 240.4° or WSW .
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Jiuquan has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.3 °C (0.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22 °C (39.6°F) less in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1121 mm (44.1 in) more which is equivalent to 1121 l/m² (27.51 US gal/ft²) or 11,210,000 l/ha (1,198,423 US gal/ac) more. About 13 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.3° lower in Lerwick, Shetland Islands than in Jiuquan.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lerwick, Shetland Islands relative to Jiuquan. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Jiuquan vs Lerwick, Shetland Islands.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +-3 (-6) -10 (-17) -13 (-24) -14 (-26) -15 (-26) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) +-5 (-9) +1 (+2) +7 (+12) -5 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +2 (+4) -4 (-7) -8 (-15) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -5 (-8) +1 (+1) +6 (+11) +12 (+21) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+30) +13 (+24) +6 (+11) +0 (+1) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -4 (-7) 0 (0) +5 (+9) +9 (+17) +15 (+27) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +129 (+5) +90 (+4) +110 (+4) +68 (+3) +52 (+2) +46 (+2) +43 (+2) +62 (+2) +108 (+4) +132 (+5) +141 (+6) +141 (+6) +1121 (+44)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +24 (+77) +21 (+74) +18 (+58) +18 (+60) +12 (+39) +10 (+33) +11 (+35) +10 (+32) +17 (+57) +22 (+71) +22 (+73) +23 (+74)   +208 (+57)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 06' -1h 45' -0h 18' +1h 11' +2h 40' +3h 37' +3h 10' +1h 46' +0h 16' -1h 14' -2h 42' -3h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.2 -20.2 -20.2 -20.3 -20.3 -20.4 -20.4 -20.5 -20.4 -20.4 -20.4 -20.3   -20.3

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